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Susan Silberberg is a city planner, urban designer, architect, author and MIT Lecturer. She works with public and private clients to improve our cities and communities and make great things happen. She is the Founder of CivicMoxie, LLC, and Co-founder of Fairsted Advisors, LLC. Susan is lead author of the MIT publication Places in the Making: How placemaking builds places and communities (2013). She is also author of “Pretext securitization of Boston’s public realm after 9/11: Motives, actors and a role for planners” in Policing Cities: Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World (Routledge, 2013). Susan spoke at Chicago Ideas Week in October 2013. Her November 2014 TEDx talk “Want Global Change? Get Local!” can be viewed below.

In The News

Susan Silberberg interviewed about Manchester Connects planning initiative

November 10, 2016

“More residents, more customers: Manchester looks to grow its downtown business community by growing its downtown neighborhoods“

Susan Silberberg to Speak at the "Vital Public Spaces" Workshop

February 20, 2015

Susan Silberberg to speak at the “Vital Public Spaces” workshop in Geneva Switzerland at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Housing and Land Management.

Five Best Ideas of the Day

December 12, 2014

Susan Silberberg has one of the Aspen’s Institute’s “Five Best Ideas of the Day”

Consultant Susan Silberberg Helps Artists Re-vision Burlington’s South End

November 26, 2014

Seven Days, Vermont’s Independent Voice.

How Terrorism Fears are Transforming America’s Public Spaces

November 26, 2014

in The Week (trending in the top ten that week!)

Access denied: how security is transforming public space

November 17, 2014

From In The Conversation